Energy in Everyday Life Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these statements about electromagnetic radiation is correct?

Question 2 2. A photon is also known as a:

Question 3 3. The number of cycles of a wave that pass a specific point in 1 second is called the:

Question 4 4. What is energy in physics?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a type of energy?

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Question 6 6. What is kinetic energy?

Question 7 7.

Which of the following can be converted into thermal energy:

I Nuclear Energy

II Electrical Energy

III Mechanical Energy

Question 8 8. What type of energy transformation best describes the following situation: you jump off a diving board into a swimming pool?

Question 9 9.

Which of the following situations represents thermal energy being converted into another type of energy:

I. Boiling a pot of water

II. Starting an automobile engine

III. A windmill

Question 10 10. Energy can best be defined as:

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Question 11 11. What would happen if geothermal energy ceased to exist?

Question 12 12. What makes thermal energy possible?

Question 13 13. What is conservation of energy?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a type of energy?

Question 15 15. Which of these is the typical PHYSICS definition of energy?

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Question 16 16. A wave transfers _____ from one location to another.

Question 17 17. Because a full wave cycle always takes the same amount of time, we say that waves have a _____ nature.

Question 18 18. The portion between two successive wave crests or troughs is called the

Question 19 19. A lit light bulb is used in a chicken coop during cold nights to keep the chickens warm. The chickens can feel the heat energy from afar. What type of thermal energy transfer does this involve?

Question 20 20. Grabbing the hot handle of a pot on the stove is an example of which type of thermal energy transfer?

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Question 21 21. Electrical current moving through wires generates heat, which is lost to the surrounding air. What type of thermal energy transfer is this?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a measure of the kinetic energy of the particles in a substance?

Question 23 23. What is the internal energy of a system?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a measure of the potential energy of the particles in a substance?

Question 25 25. Within a medium of the same state, wave speed, in general, increases with _____ temperature.

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Question 26 26. Of the following choices, a sound wave would travel fastest in a

Question 27 27. Wave speed can be found by multiplying the wavelength by the

Question 28 28. Which of the following would carry the most energy?

Question 29 29. When you use a gas stove, where is the energy you're using to heat and cook your food coming from?

Question 30 30.

What types of energy can mechanical energy be transformed into?

I. Electrical Energy

II. Thermal Energy

III. Nuclear Energy

Energy in Everyday Life Chapter Exam Instructions

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